The illustrations in this book are quite outstanding... the book's design and reproduction quality make it an invaluable document of record. (BUILDING DESIGN
suitably monumental... the supreme strength of this book is its beatuy and visual scholarship... after reading this wonderful work all should concur that Brunel can lay claim to the title of Britain's greatest engineer (Tristram Hunt HISTORY TODAY
Packed both with interesting facts and rare illustrations... Brindle has produced an excellent book that is not only accessible but is genuinely riveting stuff, and I'd highly recommend it (RAIL
excellent... Steven Brindle's book is immensley readable... contains a fantastic collection of images... It is a book to be read straight through, and then to dip into again and again. (THE VICTORIAN
This is truly the finest biography of his life published to date: with accessible and informative text illuminated by a wide variety of images (FAMILY HISTORY MONTHLY
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A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world's foremost authorities.